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  1. 2010

    44 different scents worn

    5x -- Tolu by Ormonde Jayne
    3x -- Mahjoun by DSH
    Yvresse by YSL
    2x -- Lumiere (DSH)
    Alien (Mugler)
    Onda EDP (Vero Profumo)
    Honey Blossom (Aftelier)
    Gold Woman (Amouage)

    Fourth Quarter:
    I recorded almost nothing in October, but still. 79 different scents worn *Good Lord!!*
    7x -- Tolu
    5x -- Cardamom and Khyphi (DSH) ...

    Updated 3rd January 2011 at 11:41 PM by Warum

  2. Prep for Sniff & Speak

    Wow, it's officially less than a week before the July Sniff & Speak! I didn't order a sampler of greens from the Perfumed Court, but got some ideas for greens from them (from the deluxe green sampler, mainly). I got four samples (plenty for a Saturday!):

    - Celadon : A Velvet Green by DSH Perfumes (an aromatic green classified by Fragrantica);
    - Botanical Essence No. 1 by Liz Earle (classified by Fragrantica as aromatic, mainly because bergamoth and lavender, I guess); ...

    Updated 28th June 2010 at 02:32 AM by Warum

  3. SotD Thursday 22 April

    Quote Originally Posted by Eva Pasco View Post
    Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear." Ambrose Redmoon

    May each of us take the risks necessary to attempt what is meaningful...
    Tags: quotes
  4. SotD Monday 19 April-10

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    Wow, thanks, high praise indeed! Thank you so much. I loooove talking about perfumes, what they smell like, how they make me feel, and if a free association/image/song come in, I share it but I'm not searching for them consciously. I live in my head a lot and I want to keep perfume in more sensory realm of my life. I write more in my BN blog to make my SOTD posts shorter
    Yes, living in my head is a part of it, but I also found it very liberating to try a perfume and simply ...
  5. How are they doing?

    My Donna Karan Gold lily wilted after about 6 hours, it's reduced to some sweet base (is it patchouli that becomes sweet on me? is it amber accord? it's a little ambery) but mighty Diorissimo is going strong! It's all fresh lily of the valley right now, they peeked through lilies after two hours, and now they reign. Amazing! It might be another "I can't put anything on because I want to see how long this lasts" experience.
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